Online Application Process for Foundation Scholarships is Now Open!

The online application process for Foundation Scholarships is NOW OPEN. The Central Piedmont Community College Foundation offers 150+ scholarship opportunities with awards ranging from $500 to amounts covering full tuition, books, and fees. After completing a short application, you will have opened yourself to an opportunity to fund your education at Central Piedmont!


  • Go to
  • Login with your CPCC username and password
  • Answer all questions on the General Application
  • Once all questions have been answered click Finish and Submit
  • Check out other Recommended scholarships you can apply for under Opportunities 


  • Summer 2019 Scholarship Opportunities
    • Currently open
    • Closes April 15, 2019
  • 2019 – 2020 Academic Year Scholarship Opportunities
    • Currently open
    • Priority consideration closes May 15, 2019
    • Final consideration closes July 30, 2019
  • Fall 2019 Only Scholarship Opportunities
    • Currently open
    • Closes May 15, 2019
  •  Spring 2020 Only Scholarship Opportunities
    • Currently open
    • Closes September 30, 2019

Applicants who are offered a scholarship by the Central Piedmont Foundation will be contacted via email. Students must complete ALL actions by the designated deadline date outlined in the offer letter.



Contact Deziree’ Martin, scholarship coordinator, at



Ruth G. Shaw Scholars Screen Girl Rising

The Ruth G. Shaw Scholars, 10 women CPCC students who have spent the year with community mentors and having participated in monthly leadership seminars, are ending their engaging year with a presentation of Girl RisingGirl Risinga moving documentary that tells the stories of nine girls from different parts of the world, each facing challenges from arranged marriages, child slavery, or other injustices. However, each story offers hope and inspiration through education. (Here’s a link to the preview of the film:

Tuesday, April 7
Tate Hall
Two showings: 9 a.m. & noon

*Reception between the two screenings at 11 a.m.

Student Life staff and Foundation staff will also be available to speak to interested CPCC women students about applying for the 2015-2016 Ruth G. Shaw Scholar program.